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Youth Bass Fishing Championship to take place at Lake Murray March 22, 2018

Championship weigh-in will be hosted at the S.C. State Fairgrounds

Championship weigh-in will be hosted at the S.C. State Fairgrounds.

SCDNR's 2018 Youth Bass Fishing Championship will take place at Lake Murray on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The youth anglers will launch boats at 5 a.m. and leave the landing at safe light around 7:30 a.m. This year's anglers will be fishing out of Lighthouse Marina and the Hilton Recreation Area. Student anglers are due back to the landings between 2 p.m. and 2:40 p.m.

The tournament weigh-in will be hosted at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds as part of the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic. Weigh-in will begin at 4 p.m.

If you will be boating near the Lighthouse Marina or the Hilton Recreation area on Saturday, expect increased boating traffic and exercise safe boating practices.


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